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LA Fitness opens first of three new Memphis clubs

US-based health club operator LA Fitness has opened a 45,000sq ft (4,200sq m) flagship club in Memphis, Tennessee.

Facilities at the US$5.7m (€5.1m, £4.6m) club include large cv training areas, a group exercise studio, separate indoor cycling studio and a free weights and strength equipment zone. There is also an indoor lap pool and a creche.

The club has been built on the site of a former 24 Hour Fitness facility.

Located within a mixed-use retail park in East Memphis, the site is the first of three new LA Fitness clubs planned for the city.

In March, the California-based group secured planning permission from the City of Memphis Planning & Development Commission for a 63,435sq ft club in the city’s Bartlett district.

It has also announced plans for a US$4.5m club in the Cordova area of Memphis.

The three new openings will bring the number of LA Fitness clubs in the city to five.

LA Fitness, founded in 1984, currently operates more than 700 clubs across the US.

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US-based health club operator LA Fitness has opened a 45,000sq ft (4,200sq m) flagship club in Memphis, Tennessee.
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LA Fitness, founded in 1984, currently operates more than 700 clubs across the US.

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